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Some workers reach agreements while others strike: Recent hospital-union actions

The following hospital-union events were covered by Becker’s in May:

LA County nurses avert strike with tentative deal

About 7,000 Los Angeles County nurses, who are represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 721, have reached a tentative agreement with the county. 

Brigham and Women’s nurses approve deal after 9 months of talks

Nurses have approved a new contract with Boston-based Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

New Jersey hospital workers begin strike

Members of the JNESO District Council 1 IUOE-AFL-CIO labor union began a strike May 23 at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, N.J.

Nurses at 2 Oregon Providence hospitals launch strike authorization votes

Nurses at Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City, Ore., and Providence Milwaukie (Ore.) are launching simultaneous votes on strike authorization, according to the union that represents them.

DC hospital, nurses end 9-month labor dispute

Washington, D.C.-based Howard University Hospital has reached a new contract with the union representing its nurses, according to ABC affiliate WJLA.

Nurses to picket 11 Minnesota hospitals amid contract negotiations

Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association plan to hold an informational picket June 1 at 11 Twin Cities hospitals, the union said in a May 19 news release.  

Kaiser mental health workers in Hawaii begin strike

Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals in Hawaii began a three-day strike May 18.

Nurses union files complaint against Oregon hospital over raises

A nurses union is accusing Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay, Ore., of failing to bargain in good faith by unilaterally implementing wage increases for nurses amid bargaining and after union members had twice rejected contract proposals, according to The L…

M Health Fairview, Allina Health mental health workers to strike

Mental health workers from M Health Fairview and Allina Health, both based in Minneapolis, plan to strike May 24 unless they reach a deal on their first contracts, the Minnesota Reformer reported May 16.

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